- Family Phasianidae
- Length 110cm male and 90cm female
- Weight 8 to 10kg the male and 4 to 5kg the female
- Lifespan 10 years
- Diet Grasses, fruits, seeds grains, acorns and insects
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The Turkey has a dark brown or black plumage and a caruncle that can vary between white, blue and red.
This species exhibits sexual dimorphism - the male is larger than the female.
It has a 28-day incubation period and lays 10 to 13 eggs.
This animal feeds on grasses, fruits, seeds, grains, acorns and insects.
In winter, due to the scarcity of food, it feeds on roots and tubers.
It can be found in forested areas, areas with bushes or agricultural crops.